Wayne Norton January 7, 2024

Date of Funeral

January 27, 2024

Norton, Wayne – of Wiarton, and previously of Glen Williams, passed peacefully at Brightshores Health System – Owen Sound on Sunday January 7, 2024 at the age of 81. Beloved husband and best friend of Mary for 57 years. Devoted father of Lynn (Brian Ward), of Marsville, Jim (Trish), of Georgetown, Greg (Tanja), of Howdenvale, and Susan (Greg Birkholz), of Rockwood. Cherished Papa of grandchildren Brady (Sara), Jake (Joscelyn), Joel (Danielle), Courtney, Darrin, Emily, Kyle (Kendra), Erik (Jenna), Josh (Jackie), and Amanda (Reid); and great-grandchildren Abby, Sophie, Addison, Julia, Ava, Lucas, Blayke, Mavrik, Ryker, Jayden, Logan, and Bennett. Dear brother-in-law of Uly Soulliere (late Judy), of Harriston, and Kathy Soulliere, of Kingsville. Will be sadly missed by his nieces, nephews and friends. Predeceased by his parents, Joe and Della; and brother-in-law, Tom Soulliere. Family wish to express their thanks to the care given at Southbridge, Owen Sound. A Celebration of Life will be held on January 27, 2024, from 3pm – 5pm in the Trafalgar Room at Jones Funeral Home 11582 Trafalgar Rd, Georgetown, ON. Private family arrangements entrusted to the Thomas C. Whitcroft Funeral Home & Chapel, Sauble Beach (519) 422-0041. Donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Canadian Cancer Society, or the Diabetes Foundation would be appreciated. Condolences may be expressed online at www.whitcroftfuneralhome.com

A Celebration of Life will be held on January 27, 2024, from 3pm - 5pm in the Trafalgar Room at Jones Funeral Home 11582 Trafalgar Rd, Georgetown, ON.


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    Shelley Buchanan says

    So sorry for your loss

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    Tania Lediard (Levy) says

    Dear Mary, Jim, Greg, Lynn and family.
    We send our deepest condolences to you all. Wayne was a good friend of my parents for many years. May your fond and loving memories of him give you strength at this difficult time.
    Our sincerest sympathies,
    Tania Lediard (Levy), Jason and family.

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    Debbie McMillan says

    Mary and family:
    So sorry to hear of Wayne’s passing he was such a wonderful guy

    Debbie,Michelle and Elisabeth

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    Sally Burns says

    Dear Mary I am so sorry for your loss.
    May your memories of all the good times help you get through this.

    Your buddy Sally (fromFraser)

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    Debbie (Harlow) Anderson says

    My deepest sympathy to all the families of Wayne Norton. I remember this family with love from long ago when my parents Tom & Peg Harlow worked with Mary at Smith & Stones. I remember going to their home in Glen William’s with my Mom many times. I remember watching their son Jim play baseball in the Glen in tournaments & was lucky enough for him to become my nephew later. Wayne’s birthday also is the same birth date as my youngest brother so always knew when to wish Wayne a happy birthday. He is going to be missed terribly by his many family members & friends. Rest in peace Wayne
    & condolences to all.


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